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Someone's Coming Out on The Simpsons ?

29 September 2015 11:37 AM, PDT

This is looking to be a groundbreaking season of The Simpsons : Marge and Homer separate , Homer's been diagnosed with narcolepsy , and now "one of the greatest stories of unrequited love in modern popular culture is about to move to a new phase," per the Guardian . To wit: Waylon Smithers, one of Springfield's long-rumored gay characters, will maybe, finally come out to his boss, Mr. Burns, "after decades of lusting after the skeletal billionaire," as the paper cheekily puts it. Showrunner Al Jean tells TVLine that "most people [in Springfield] know [Smithers is] gay, but obviously Burns doesn't," adding that they »

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